Conference Programme

Tuesday

12.00 – 12.30 Registration

Location: Larkin LT-D

12.30 – 12.45 Welcome

Location: Larkin LT-D

13.00 – 14.00 Paper Session I

Literature I: Death and What Comes After the End?

Location: Brynmor Jones Library (BJL), TR-2
Read abstracts

14.00 – 14.30 Refreshments

Location: BJL TR-1

15.00 – 16.00 Parallel Session

Authentic Living and Authentic Religions

Location: Brynmor Jones Library (BJL), TR2
Read abstracts

TV: The End in Recent TV Series

Location: Brynmor Jones Library (BJL), TR4
Read abstracts

16.00-16.30 Refreshments

Location: BJL TR-1

16.30-18.00 Keynote I

Location: Larkin LT-D

De/Coding the Apocalypse: Reimagining the Book of Revelation in the Information Age

Michael Takeo Magruder
Visiting Artist & Researcher, British Library Labs, London

18.30 Conference Reception

Location: Canham Turner Building (formerly Staff House)

Wednesday

9.00 – 10.30 Keynote II

Location: Larkin LT-D

In Search of “Authentic” Apocalypticism: Explorations of the Apocalypse in Popular Culture, Literature and Music

Dr. Natasha O’Hear
St. Andrew’s University

10.30 – 11.00 Refreshments

BJL LT-1

11.00 – 12.30 Parallel Session

Living in the End Times

Location: Brynmor Jones Library (BJL), TR-2
Read abstracts

The (Post)Apocalypse in Comics and on Screen Location

Brynmor Jones Library (BJL), TR-4
Read abstracts

12.30-13.30 Lunch

You will be able to use your vouchers in Larkin, the BJL, and the Canham Turner Building

13.30 – 15.00 Parallel Session

Christian Music: Apocalypse, Eschatology, Authenticity

Location: Brynmor Jones Library (BJL), TR-2
Read abstracts

Authenticity

Location: Brynmor Jones Library (BJL), TR-4
Read abstracts

15.00 – 15.30 Refreshments

BJL TR-1

15.30 – 16.20 Open Business Meeting of the Theology, Religion and Popular Culture Network

Location: BJL TR-2

Please join us for the business meeting of the Network, in particular if you want to be involved in the planning of future events and the direction the Network is taking.

16.30 – 18.00 Keynote III

Location: Larkin LT-D

Staging the Future and Enjoying Disasters: Apocalyptic Imagination and the Quest for Authenticity

Prof. Daria Pezzoli-Olgiati
University of Munich

18.30 Conference Dinner: Canham Turner Building

Thursday

9.00 – 10.00 Parallel Session

Popular Music

Location: Brynmor Jones Library (BJL), TR-2
Read abstracts

Literature II: Apocalypse and Transformation

Location: Brynmor Jones Library (BJL), TR-4
Read abstracts

10.00 – 10.30 Refreshments

BJL TR-1

10.30 – 12.00 Parallel Session

Art: Imagining and Imaging the Apocalypse

Location: Brynmor Jones Library (BJL), TR-2
Read abstracts

Apocalyptic Religions

Location: Brynmor Jones Library (BJL), TR-4
Read abstracts

12.00 – 13.00 Lunch

You will be able to use your vouchers in Larkin, the BJL, and the Canham Turner Building

13.00 – 14.15 Keynote IV

Location: Larkin LT-D

Waiting for the End of the World: Technology, History, and the Indian Struggle for Independence

Prof. Robert M. Geraci
Manhattan College, NYC

14.15 – 14.45 Response, Concluding Thoughts & Farewell